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Inside Sales - Customer Sales Representative in Upper Marlboro, MD at CapitalTristate

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Capital Electric has a position available at our corporate office in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.  The Inside Sales / Customer Sales Representative will directly support Capital Electric’s Small Contractor Sales Initiative.  Earn a competitive base salary plus commissions

What You’ll Be Doing:  

Make outbound sales calls to new and existing customers to increase market share, provide consistent and superior customer service, and proactively pursue new accounts through warm calls, cold calls, and other campaigns. The Inside Sales - Customer Service Representative will be responsible for building a book of business; generating sales and margin; providing timely, accurate, and complete material quotations; negotiating pricing and terms with vendors and customers; receiving and processing all customer inquiries, purchase orders, back orders, credit return authorizations, price increases, and other sales related functions.

About Us:

CapitalTristate, Eck Supply, and select Vallen locations have merged to become Capital Electric.

Capital Electric is The Electrical Distributor of Choice in the Mid-Atlantic region and a proud member of the Sonepar family. Capital Electric delivers excellence in service, products from the finest lighting and electrical manufacturers, extensive application expertise, and customized, comprehensive solutions to our customers.  Altogether, we serve customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia from over 70 locations and from our central distribution center and company headquarters in Upper Marlboro, MD.  Capital Electric is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies.  Check us out at

Required Skills

What we need from you for you to be successful?

  • 1-2 years solid customer service and/or inside sales doing cold calling for new business and cultivating existing customers. 
  • Strong math aptitude, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Basic computer/technology skills (Word, Excel, e-mail, internet, voicemail, etc.)
  • Strong leadership and selling skills and the ability to work independently
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus!

Why Should You Apply?

Are you looking for the opportunity to:

Work with a strong, stable industry leader that has the flexibility and feel of a strong independent business but is supported and powered with the resources of the world’s largest electrical distribution company?

Use your skills and experience to grow your career; go anywhere you want, cross train into your dream job within a work culture that promotes and encourages associates to learn new roles and be recognized and rewarded for strong performance.

Have your true entrepreneur mindset rewarded with income and career growth opportunities.

We proudly offer a competitive compensation and the professional advantages of an environment that supports career development and recognizes individual achievements.


Our Benefits Include:

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health, Transit, and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Employee Discounts and more.

We look forward to learning about you!


Capital Electric is a proud EEO M/F/Disability/Veteran diversity vested employer.